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ECO AmeriCorps
ECO AmeriCorps members serve at organizations across Vermont implementing strategies to improve water quality, restore habitats and build understanding and resiliency. We recognize service in our program is an entryway into the environmental and conservation fields and relish that responsibility. You are looking for greater confidence and capabilities, being selected into ECO allows you an open field to explore your interests with freedom and support. You will have access to many resources and connections that help you further emerge as the environmental leader you are. We amplify your passion for creating a change by curating well-rounded experiences that are well-organized and supported. ECO is available to people of all races, genders, abilities, identities, backgrounds, and interests. We provide a platform to further shape your career in environmental conservation, while placing feet on the ground in a fight for Vermont’s environment. We partner with municipalities, conservation districts, planning commissions, solid waste districts, and nonprofit organizations to monitor water quality, implement projects, provide outreach and education, and plan a restorative future. Projects may include: green infrastructure, supporting biodiversity, public outreach, project planning, digital mapping, data collection & surveys and curriculum development. We seek self-starters who are passionate about protecting nature. Priority may be given to those with degrees in the natural or agricultural sciences, environmental studies, communications, engineering, or government/policy; or to those with demonstrated skills in project coordination, volunteer management, communications, and/or mapping. We recognize the historic and systemic barriers to service, please visit our website to read more about our ongoing commitment to change and complete position descriptions.
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Member Duties : The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting applications for ECO AmeriCorps members to join our 10th year of operation. We begin service in September 2024 and are seeking highly motivated individuals with a background in environmental conservation/education, natural sciences, environmental studies, communications/outreach, field research or other related fields. ECO AmeriCorps members focus on projects to improve water quality, ecosystem function, increase awareness and build community. Weekly hours vary, must complete 1,700 hours of service. September 2024-August 2025. Members receive an AmeriCorps living allowance of $26,000, paid in bi-weekly stipends. Other benefits include health insurance, child-care assistance, professional training and networking, student-loan forbearance during term of service, and a $7,395 AmeriCorps Segal Education Award upon successful completion of the service year. The deadline to apply is May 24, 2024.
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Networking Opportunities . 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Environment . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Environment ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Medicine ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  Ready to get things done! ,  Public Health ,  General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Communications . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

ECO AmeriCorps

Program Start/End Date
09/17/2024  -   08/15/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  20    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  03/28/2024  To  05/24/2024 

Contact Dustin Bowman
1 National Life Drive
Montpelier   VT   05620

Listing ID 122264


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